By Dave Andrusko There will be one more digital edition of National Right to Life News that will be sent out the first week of November. But as I write this, there are three weeks until the United States elects its 44th President, it’s important that we do enough over the next 21 days that …Continue reading "In case anyone should ask….."
BY David Kilada Editor’s note. Mr. Kilada is the Deputy Political Director of Oregon Right to Life’s Political Action Committee. Although Mr. Kilada writes specifically about his state, the lessons he draws are applicable everywhere. This appeared at ortlpac.org. This summer I went on a search: I needed to find out where our missing pro-life legislators …Continue reading "The case of the missing pro-life legislators"
By Dave Andrusko In just 33 days Americans will make a monumental decision: who will be the 44th President of the United States. This will the 13th presidential election in which I have cast my vote and never have the stakes been higher. Archbishop Samuel Aquila, writing in the Denver Catholic offers counsel as he …Continue reading "Archbishop Aquila thoughtfully answers the question, “How should a Catholic vote?”"
By Karen Cross. NRL Political Director Every election year brings with it new challenges, and it’s not an exaggeration to say that this election has been the most unpredictable election year in our lifetime! But there do remain constants. Every election, we encounter those who are so discouraged with how some races are shaping up …Continue reading "2016 Senate Elections: Staying Home is NOT an Option!"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This appeared in the August digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read all the many news stories, commentaries, opinion pieces, and editorials at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsAugust2016.pdf. The next president will nominate a successor for the late Justice Antonin Scalia. He or she …Continue reading "2016 Senate Elections: Here’s why you MUST Vote!"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I used to vote my pocketbook. Raised in a home in which chronic unemployment was a constant and unwelcomed guest, I longed for an economy which would ensure that my Dad always had a secure job. I certainly was not alone. Polls consistently show that the economy is …Continue reading "An informed mind, an awakened conscience"
By Dave Andrusko Three months ago–even a month ago–who would have thought that today’s primary results in Wisconsin could play a major role in determining who is the presidential nominee for both the Republican and Democratic parties? I’m guessing pretty much no one. This, of course, illustrates a political truism. No matter how much the …Continue reading "Today’s Wisconsin primary is first since NRLC votes to support Sen. Ted Cruz"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. Although this is written specifically about Pennsylvania, the advice applies nation-wide. My Italian grandmother had to leave school in the 5th grade to care for her younger sisters. Despite her lack of formal education, she had a brilliant way of summing up the personalities of …Continue reading "Cherish Your Sacred Right"
By Kathy Ostrowski It very rarely happens, but the vote count on 2 pro-life bills was misrecorded by the official Kansas legislative website and has now been corrected. An even higher pro-life vote resulted with the correction. The Senate vote for SB 437, Simon’s Law, appears to be the highest in many years for a …Continue reading "Kansas Senate: corrected final tally for 2 pro-life bills"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Editor’s note. This story appeared in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsFeb2016.pdf. The entire 40 page edition can be downloaded and/or forwarded to pro-life friends and family. Please enjoy the issue. Following the Iowa and Nevada caucuses and the New …Continue reading "A Word of Caution to Pro-Life Voters: Don’t Undermine Our Ability to Protect Life"
By Michael J. New Last week the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released an analysis of abortion as an election issue. The analysis and the corresponding Forbes editorial, authored by AEI senior fellow Karlyn Bowman, attempts to argue that abortion is a relatively unimportant issue. In her op-ed Bowman states that when voters are asked to …Continue reading "AEI Analysis Shows Growing Importance of Sanctity of Life Issues"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Have you voted yet? If not, be sure to visit the following link to find out which candidates will use their elected position to vote to protect unborn babies and vulnerable citizens: http://nrlpac.org/endorse-states.htm Once you have voted, be sure to join us online on election night …Continue reading "Have You Voted Yet? Make Every Vote and Every Minute Count for the Babies"